Petsafe Wireless Dog Fence Review

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Petsafe Wireless Dog FencePetsafe Wireless Dog Fence System is a great choice for those people who are wanting the ability of portability in an electric fence for dog training. With this kind of ability, it can definitely provide a quick take down and set-up of the dog fencing system, which is also great for people who are fond of travelling with their dogs. By plugging in the wireless transmitter, it automatically set the size of radius and you can immediately start the training of your dog. However, PetSafe Wireless Dog Fence have its limitations – the wireless signal transmitted by the system is projected in a circular form so, whether you pick a larger size, it will always be in circular form. Another one is the variability along with its wireless signal. No splicing, twisting or digging wire is definitely convenient but it can also mean that boundaries can sometimes fluctuate depending on the area’s conditions. The rechargeable collar is also a bit of disappointment but overall, the system is a good one and somehow satisfying.

The PetSafe Wireless Dog Fence can offer a reliable wireless system that can offer you a ½ acre size of field. It is very convenient since it doesn’t require physical installation which is perfect for home and travelling. Although the receiver collar is not rechargeable, it is still very useful and can be replaced with PetSafe proprietary battery. There are some things that you need to consider before using this wireless fence and here are the following:

  • Effectively working for areas with minimal landscaping
  • No stucco and aluminum must be present in the area
  • Large vehicles and metal buildings should be removed from the area of boundary.
  • The wireless signal can be can be interfered with a severe sloping.


  • A receiver collar
  • A small wireless transmitter
  • 50 pieces of boundary flags
  • 1 petsafe proprietary battery
  • Light test tool
  • 1 power adapter
  • User training and operating guide

Transmitter Features

  • Portability is one of the key features of PetSafe Wireless System. An outlet is needed for the transmitter to be installed and can be easily and quickly taken along wherever you go with your pets.
  • Expandable boundary size has a maximum range of 90 circumferential ft. which is roughly half an acre circle. The size of the boundary can be increased and adjusted by adding more transmitter in order to create the overlapping circles. There is no limitation, but they are not weather proof so, it would be wise to keep the transmitters in indoor areas.

Collar Features

  • The receiver collar of PetSafe Wireless Dog Fence is 100% waterproof. It also includes a replaceable nylon band to make sure that your pet is wearing it comfortably.
  • The collar perfectly fits all dogs over 8lbs and neck size of 6 to 28 inches.
  • This system can handle many pets with each individual receiver collar. Each individual collar can be adjusted to the appropriate level of correction depending on the dogs wearing it. Also, 5 static level of correction is featured and a tone for mode of training.
  • Replaceable Proprietary PetSafe Battery is one of the major drawback of PetSafe Wireless system. However, the use of it is still satisfying and the life will depend on how often your pet approaches the zone of boundary.
  • LED battery indicator is also included in the collar features. The indicator will flash a light for every 5 seconds to show that it is properly working.
  • Long and Short Probes is also available to be equipped for long and short hairs of dogs respectively.